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Lose Weight, Have More Energy & Be Happier in 10 Days: Take charge of your health with the Master Cleanse [Paperback]

Peter Glickman
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March 6 2005
This is the first book written exclusively about the Master Cleanse (also called the Lemonade Diet) since it was developed and published by Stanley Burroughs in 1976. Made even more popular by Robin Quivers, Howard Stern's producer, and Beyonce, to lose weight for her role in the movie Dreamgirls, 100,000+ people do this cleanse each year to detoxify, lose weight, have more energy and feel happier. Requiring no special shakes or pills, the ingredients can be found in nearly any health food store.The book, currently in the second edition, includes 70 most frequently asked questions, personal experiences and testimonials of the more than 100 people who did the Master Cleanse in January 2004.Mentioned in the NY Times, London Times, NY Daily News, Us Weekly, Geraldo's web blog and on NBC's Today Show, both first and second editions have consistently been on Amazon's Alternative Medicine bestseller list.This is the only book about the Master Cleanse that discusses detox symptoms and what to do about them and tells what to expect while on the cleanse.

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Peter Glickman had been a chiropractic clinic director, chelation clinic director, and alternative health writer before doing & coaching 1000+ others on the Master Cleanse. He runs the largest Master Cleanse Internet bulletin board (www.therawfoodsite.com/forum) and has been in The NY Times, The London Times, NY Daily News, Us Weekly, Geraldo's web blog, and on the NBC Today Show.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Meh Nov. 8 2007
By T. Dash
Instead of buying this book, just go to his website and save yourself a few bucks. This book mainly consists of postings from the bulletin board on his website.
I recommend Tom Woloshyn's "The complete master cleanse"
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very imformative Sept. 26 2007
Although I haven't done the master cleanse yet, I feel confident in my commitment with this cleanse. Peter Glickman takes the guess work out of the Master Cleanse. I found the 12 pitfalls to be very informative, and I believe knowing the cravings (not hunger) will only last until the next day will make it easier for me to stick to the cleanse.
Seeing the postings from other cleansing people, helps me connect to the real problems that I may encounter during the cleanse.
I can't wait to get started on my master cleanse.
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170 of 175 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I did it! Thank you, Peter! April 30 2007
By A Reader - Published on Amazon.com
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Peter Glickman's "Have More Energy & Be Happier in 10 Days, Second Edition" is a definite aide in doing Mr. Stanley Burrough's "Master Cleanser" program. REMEMBER that this is not a DIET but a CLEANSE. This means you only do this periodically, like yearly, for 10 days or more in a single cleanse.


- This is not a DIET that one can adopt. This is a TEMPORARY CLEANSE. Just as undergoing surgery is not a new way of life but a short-term treatment where you actually leave the operating table. Think of cleansing for a colonoscopy - you don't continually cleanse for the rest of your life - so don't use the excuse that this is a dangerous diet.
- This is very DIFFICULT IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW the instructions to the letter.
- The Salt Water Flush is horrible tasting but is ABSOLUTELY necessary in order to remove toxins quickly. Do it even if it is unpleasant for you.
- Buy organic. Use the products as directed. Why would you cleanse to remove toxins and simultaneously add toxins during the cleansing program!

I first tried the "Master Cleanser" diet in 2005 and then again in 2006. Both times, I only made it 3 days because I chose to do this diet on my vacation. That did not sit well with my family who wanted to go out and have nice dinners. So, I tried it this time while still working AND with the use of this book by Peter Glickman.

I highly recommend starting this on the night before starting a 3-day weekend or 3 full days off of work. This is only due to the requirement to be near a bathroom during the flushing phase after coming off of solid foods. I truly mean it when I say that you MUST be near (like 2 feet away) a bathroom the first 3 days. I started it at work and had to leave to go home since I was 50 feet away from the bathroom.

I am starting my fourth cleanse in August. During my cleanse in 2007, I made it the entire 10 days. I lost 16 pounds in these 10 days and could truly feel the detoxification. This book and Peter Glickman's book truly helped me with the symptoms that I would experience as the fast went on day to day. Peter includes a great section of questions and answers that address the majority of the issues that people have in conducting the Master Cleanser fast.

The goal is to detoxify the body to the point that one's tongue returns to a natural bright pink color, as most of us have polluted our bodies to the point that we have a whitish coating on our tongues. I did not make it until my tongue was bright pink, but I did gain the benefit of the 10 day fast. My skin became smooth and soft. My energy felt higher. My concentration was clearer in the second half of the fast.

By days 5, 6, 7, and 8, I must warn that you will definitely feel the effects of detoxification. I described it as having a "headache" over my entire body. As long as one has the Lemonade, one can satisfy any hunger. One will experience yearnings for food whenever one smells others eating.

I loan my multiple copies of the two publications "The Master Cleanser" by Stanley Burroughs and "Lose Weight, Have More Energy & Be Happier in 10 Days, Second Edition" by Peter Glickman to everyone I care about. These two books combined are truly the greatest self-healing guide that I have ever used. I highly recommend this if you are experiencing the effects of poor nutrition, such as obesity, HBP, type II diabetes, gout, etc.
61 of 64 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars JUST DO IT!!!!! June 27 2006
By Susan B. - Published on Amazon.com
I just wrote a great, long review for this book and tragically, in the editing process it suddenly disappeared from my screen!!! So here's the short version: The book is VERY helpful. Get it. I just did the cleanse. It's GREAT. You can do it, too! One tip that's not in the book: for the sake of your tooth enamel, rinse your teeth after drinking the lemonade. Want to feel and look better fast? Do yourself a favor and give this book and cleanse a try.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Lose Weight, Have More Energy & Be Happier in 10 Days, Second Edition Feb. 24 2006
By J. M. Stephens - Published on Amazon.com
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I can't deny the benefits of this diet. The book is a quick read, provides basic instructions with simple explanations for each portion of the diet and is very specific about which products you need. The diet on the other hand, is 10 days of drinking things that taste terrible (especially the 32 oz. of salt water each morning - good luck with that one) and about 80 trips to the can every day. I recommend taking the week off or working from home unless you have a private facility for yourself at your place of employment.
48 of 53 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This book answered every question I had about the Master Cleanse. Sept. 2 2005
By pizzagirl - Published on Amazon.com
This is a life-saver for anyone doing the Master Cleanse and it is inspirational too! After reading this book, I know what to expect during the cleanse and why things happen. It describes the detox symptoms and which days are the hardest to get through. This book gives the reader a so much more information about how to do the cleanse than the original Master Cleanser book and why certain things are important. The shared experiences of other people in the book helped me know that I'm not the only one with a specific question about the master cleanse. I've had so many questions and I found all the answers right here.
20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Lifesaving Guide to Restoring Health May 11 2005
By Marianne Rogers - Published on Amazon.com
Peter's book offers valuable insights into this miraculous process and what your body undergoes during the cleanse. After my husband did the cleanse the first time in January, he lost 24 pounds, felt energetic for the first time in years, and his skin glowed! He just finished his second cleanse this past April and lost more weight. He's much happier and healthier. The dialogues and testimonials in the book help you understand the cleansing stages and enable you to identify with others who have already gone through it. Peter is an excellent guide, wisely encouraging you to stick with it and do it right, and addressing common issues along the way. He has taken Stanley Burrough's Master Cleanse and made it a guide for the common man. We are recommending the cleanse and Peter's book to friends, family, and co-workers. My husband is a walking testimonial to all who have not seen him since his dramatic transformation. I'm looking forward to doing my first cleanse this summer!
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